This project claims that assistive devices in Uganda are not only artefactual replacements of the dysfunctional parts of the body but need to be also understood as cultural, political, social, and economic constructions. They are the result of complex translation processes that cut across the boundaries of Uganda. Bodies of mine survivors not only tell us about their abilities and competences; they represent tenets of socio-political responses, and they are embodiments of policies in place or the lack of them.

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